Skill: Reading/spelling pattern  (oy, oi)
          (oy) as in boy, (oi) as in oil


The diphthongs (oy, oi) have two adjacent vowels in a single syllable, each of which contribute to the sound heard.  (boy = boi; boil = boil)

Read the words below.

boy image
annoy employ royal
boy enjoy royalty
corduroy joy soybean
decoy joyful toy
destroy oyster voyage
decoy image buoyant image

Read these sentences, they’re a bit difficult.

The diphthongs oi and oy have the same sound (boy= boi; boil=boil)

Read these words. You may need help.

appointment join point
avoid joint poison
boil moist rejoice
broil moisture soil
coil noise spoil
coin noisy toilet
disappoint oil trapezoid
doily oink turquoise
foil ointment voice
hoist pinpoint voiceless

Read these sentences. You may need help.

trapezoid image Can you think of some additional words that have the (oy, oi) spelling pattern?
Write them.

 

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Dictation/Spelling Practice for (oy, oi) words

 

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Write one sentence. You must include at least one word that has the spelling pattern (oy) and one word that has the spelling pattern (oi) in your sentence. Your writing should reflect good penmanship, correct usage of upper and lower case letters, and use proper spacing.  Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or an exclamation point (!).

 

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